How I Got Through Opiate Withdrawals

One writer shares her story of recovery from opiates and learning that the withdrawal portion is actually just the beginning of an arduous lifelong journey.

Xanax Overdoses Double in Just Six Years

Xanax is recognized for its addictive properties and remains one of the most widely popular substances abused by teens and young adults.

How the FDA Might Start Learning About Drug Side Effects Through Twitter

A pool of tweets mentioning popular pharmaceuticals and their side effects was examined by the team of researchers and paired against FDA data.

The Importance of Making and Keeping a Schedule in Early Recovery

Nevertheless, a schedule can be an important aspect of your recovery plan and a great tool for helping you stay sober.

Drugs and Eating Disorders: What's the Connection?

Eating disorders are psychological conditions where the person develops an unhealthy relationship to food. Sometimes, an eating disorder is linked to drug use.

Methadone Treatment: What You Need to Know

Program structure notwithstanding, there is little evidence for the efficacy of methadone to stop or stem the rising numbers of opiate addicts around the world.

5 of the World's Most Expensive Drug Rehabs

Undergoing drug or alcohol rehabilitation in a private rehabilitation facility isn't cheap. Here are five of the most expensive drug rehabs in the world.